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FUTURE

CONTINUOUS/
FUTURE PERFECT

CAN YOU SEE THE


DIFFERENCE?
1 In two yearstime Ill write my novel.
2 In three yearstime Ill be writing my

novel.
3 In four yearstime Ill have written my

novel.

CAN YOU SEE THE


DIFFERENCE?
In two yearstime I

ll write my novel.

CAN YOU SEE THE


DIFFERENCE?
In three yearstime Ill be writing my

novel.

CAN YOU SEE THE


DIFFERENCE?
In four yearstime Ill have written my

novel.

FUTURE CONTINUOUS
FORM: WILL BE + VERB + -ING
USE:To say that an action will be in

progress at a certain time in the future.


Examples:
This time tomorrow, Ill be lying on the

beach in the sun.


Dont phone me between 7 and 8 as well
be having dinner then.
What will you be doing tomorrow at 12?
(polite)

FUTURE CONTINUOUS EXERCISES


Can you complete these sentences using
the verbs in brackets?
1 This time tomorrow Ill _______ (study, work, walk,
etc).
2 At 9 p.m next Saturday Ill_______(cook, have, drive,
etc.).
3 This time next week Ill _______(work, ski, travel,
etc).
4 At midnight next New years Eve Ill _______(dance,

FUTURE CONTINUOUS EXERCISES


Answers:
1 This time tomorrow Ill be working.
2 At 9 p.m next Saturday Ill be cooking dinner.
3 This time next week Ill be travelling to
Prague.
4 At midnight next New years Eve Ill be eating
my twelve grapes.

FUTURE PERFECT
FORM: WILL HAVE + PAST PARTICIPLE
USE:
To say that something will be
finished
before a particular time in the
future.
Typical time expressions used :
IN three weeks/ two years/ 10 hours time /
BY Saturday/ BY next year/ BY the time you
arrive /

FUTURE PERFECT
Examples:
By this time next month Ill have done all
the work (i.e. the work will be finished next
month at the latest).
In 5 years time I ll have had two

children.
By the time we get to the cinema, the film

will have started.

FUTURE PERFECT
EXERCISES
1. I am writing a book.
By this time next month, I _____________ the book.
2. John is cleaning the house.
By the time his parents arrive, John __________ the
house.
3. My mother is making dinner.
By the time the guests arrive, my mother ________dinner.
4. We are bringing our stuff to our new apartment.
By this time tomorrow, __________ all our stuff to our new
apartment.

FUTURE PERFECT
EXERCISES
Answers:
1. I am writing a book.
By this time next month, I will have written the book.
2. John is cleaning the house.
By the time his parents arrive, John will have cleaned the house.
3. My mother is making dinner.
By the time the guests arrive, my mother will have already made
dinner.
4. We are bringing our stuff to our new apartment.
By this time tomorrow, we will have brought all our stuff to our
new
apartment.

FUTURE PERFECT AND


FUTURE CONTINUOUS
Remedial 3
Unit 1
Professor lvaro

Ziga